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Posted by Shannon on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 11:51am.

A hawk is flying horizontally at 10 m/s in a straight line 200m above the ground. A mouse it was carrying is released from its grasp. The hawk continues on its path at the same speed for two seconds before attempting to retrieve its prey. To accomplis the retrieval, it dives in a straight line at constant speed and recaptures the mouse 3m above the ground. Assuming no air resistance
a) find the diving speed of the hawk
b)what angle did the hawk make with the horizontal during its descent?
c)for how long did the mouse enjoy free fall?

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